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CLEO:2016 comes to San Jose, CA in June.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 03, 2016 - With Technical Conference scheduled for June 5-10 and Exhibition scheduled for June 7-9, CLEO:2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics unites academic research, commercial developments, 205 exhibitors, and 1,380 technical paper presentations for industry's most influential forum. Conference offers high quality content in 5 core event elements featuring breakthrough research and applied innovations in ultrafast lasers, energy-efficient optics, quantum electronics, biophotonics, and more.

The Optical Society (OSA) - Washington, DC

Original Press Release

Premier Laser and Opto-Electronics Event-CLEO:2016-Draws World-Renowned Scientists, Academics and Cutting-Edge Technology & Applications to Silicon Valley

Press release date: Jun 02, 2016

Conference unites academic research, commercial developments, 205 exhibitors and 1,380 technical paper presentations, for the industry’s most influential technical and business forum

What:
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO: 2016)
When:
05-10 June, Technical Conference; 07-09 June, Exhibition  
Where:
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, California, USA

Details:
CLEO is the premier international forum for scientific and technical optics. Uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology, from basic research to industry applications, CLEO: 2016 presents the full range of topics from early stage research to leading-edge applications. Building on the long established CLEO/QELS conference and its world-renowned peer-reviewed program, the conference offers high quality content in five core event elements featuring breakthrough research and applied innovations in ultrafast lasers, energy-efficient optics, quantum electronics, biophotonics and more.
 
Featuring:

Speakers from leading California universities and research facilities, including California Institute of Technology, LIGO Hanford Observatory, SLAC National Accelerator Lab, Stanford University, University of California Berkeley and University of California Davis. Also, keynote speakers David Reitze, Research Professor of LIGO; Executive Director of the LIGO Project, California Institute of Technology and Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University
 
250 exhibiting companies in the laser and electro-optics industry (25 percent based outside the U.S.), more than 30 California companies, including Attocube Systems, Inc., Lighthouse Photonics, Nuphoton Technologies, Inc., Quantum Design, Inc. and Synopsys, Inc.
 
Comprehensive technical program featuring hundreds of sessions covering the most important technical developments--fundamental research in electro-optics, innovative developments in laser science, and commercial applications in photonics.
Highlighted Research:
Team Builds First Quantum Cascade Laser on Silicon—Eliminates the need for an external light source for mid-infrared silicon photonic devices or photonic circuits

Researchers Create a First Frequency Comb of Time-Bin Entangled Qubits—Discovery is a significant step toward multi-channel quantum communication and higher capacity quantum computers

Photonic Crystals Keep Solar Cells Cool While Still Catching Light—A top layer of silica etched with tapering holes could improve absolute solar cell efficiency by around 1 percent, Stanford researchers predict

New Imaging Technology Allows Scientists to Peer Even Deeper into Fatty Arteries—Researchers demonstrate how a highly-sensitive photoacoustic catheter probe has the potential to help better identify heart disease

Employment Workshops:
Cheeky Scientist Workshops designed for graduate students and postdocs helping them to transition to industry by first showing them how to present themselves as business professionals. Workshops are complimentary for OSA Members. There is limited space at each: RSVP.
Media Registration:  A media room for credentialed media and analysts will be located on-site. Media interested in attending the event should register on the CLEO website media center: Media Center.

About CLEO
With a distinguished history as the industry's leading event on laser science, the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) is the premier international forum for scientific and technical optics, uniting the fields of lasers and opto-electronics by bringing together all aspects of laser technology, from basic research to industry applications. CLEO: Expo showcases the latest products and applications from more than 300 participating companies, providing hands-on demonstrations of the latest market innovations and applications. The Expo also offers valuable on-floor programming, including Market Focus and the Technology Transfer programs.

Managed by The Optical Society (OSA) and sponsored by the American Physical Society's Laser Science Division, IEEE Photonics Society and OSA, CLEO provides the full range of critical developments in the field, showcasing the most significant milestones from laboratory to marketplace. With an unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, CLEO connects all of the critical vertical markets in lasers and electro-optics. For more information, visit the event website at cleoconference.org.

Media Contact:
The Optical Society
MediaRelations@osa.org

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